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Namibian churches call for peace in land reform process

The Anglican Church, the Evangelical Baptist Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church have appealed for peace over the sensitive land issue.

24 July 2015

South Sudan Letter

American Friends of the Episcopal Church of Sudan and South Sudan and the Episcopal Church in the United States have co-signed an open letter to US President Barack Obama urging him to help put an end to the conflict in South Sudan.

24 July 2015

Japanese Anglicans urge rejection of Security Bills

The Anglican Church in Japan, the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK) has spoken out against proposed new laws that would legitimise “collective self-defence”, saying that the move is contrary to the country’s pacifist constitution.

22 July 2015

Church in Wales achieves Fairtrade status

First Anglican Communion province to be accredited as using Fairtrade products

20 July 2015

Melanesian Anglican Church assessing stress, trauma levels in Malaita

Commission of Justice, Reconciliation and Peace’s aim is to support better people who need treatment and healing

20 May 2015

S. Sudan: Church mobilises 200 peace campaigners for Lake State

The Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan is rallying 200 young mobilisers to call for peace and an end to revenge killings.

06 January 2015

Christmas celebrations cancelled in Peshawar after school attack

“How can we celebrate and host parties when our city has been so devastated?" - Bishop Humphrey Peters.

17 December 2014

Churches in Japan are witnesses of peace and justice

[WCC] “Churches in Japan are true witnesses of Jesus Christ through their words and deeds" - the Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.

15 December 2014

Faith communities urged to affirm Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution

[WCC] An inter-religious conference has called for action to protect Article 9 which outlaws war as a means for Japan to resolve international disputes.

08 December 2014

South Sudan Anglican Church promotes new paradigm for peace

"Peace mobilisers are a big group, a battalion of peace and we can make peace in this county" - Anglican Primate of South Sudan.

14 November 2014